belief in the middle of struggle

“‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!”Mark 9:23-24 I hadn't planned to write about this; but - as it is literally impossible to think about anything else - I guess I have no choice. This blog is, after all, supposed …

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the argument against an easy life

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace. In the world you have tribulation and distress, but be courageous [be confident, be undaunted, be filled with joy]; I have overcome the world.” [My conquest is accomplished, My victory abiding.] - John 16:33, Amplified Bible If you have a garden - …

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Life is beautiful (and difficult, and wonderful, and hard…)

Life remains a study in contradictions. Life is good, it is difficult, it is hard, it is rewarding, it is challenging, it is inspiring, it is defeating, it is wonderful, it is frustrating, it is satisfying... it is all of these things and often at the same time.

living as Children of Promise in a difficult world…

Now we too, brothers and sisters, like Isaac, are children of promise. - Galatians 4:2 So yesterday afternoon - in a quick update for those who are wondering - I was able to check my mum out from the hospital, and bring her back home next door. It was a long, grueling, often frustrating few days, full …

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